“Data is the new oil, and the skills needed to mine and analyze that data are highly coveted in today’s workforce."
— Christopher Connery ’91, vice president of global analysis and research, CONTEXT
Turn your passion into possibilities.
An understanding of data science coupled with a Notre Dame degree can open doors to careers in interesting and meaningful areas, such as:
- Business intelligence: Make sense of the real-time insights that mean success or failure.
- Healthcare: Data is changing everything from x-rays to cancer treatments.
- Image recognition: The technology behind self-driving cars and the ability to search for faces and objects in photos.
- Optimization: Serving up the closest Uber ride or most relevant Facebook ads.
- Finance: From fraud detection to predicting macroeconomic trends.
- Professional sports: Think Moneyball.
Maybe that's why Harvard Business Review called data scientist the sexiest job of the 21st Century.
#1 Job in America According to Glassdoor.com, it's data scientist two years in a row. Also in top 5 are data engineer and analytics manager.
2.72 M Estimated new job postings in 2020 according to an analysis from Burning Glass Technologies.
4.4 / 5 Job satisfaction rating on Glassdoor.com.
39% Projected growth in demand for data scientists and engineers according to Forbes.
$110,000 Median base salary for data scientists according to Glassdoor.com.
#1 in Growth Potential Data scientist jobs have the best growth potential over the next seven years according to CareerCast.com.